RASHTRIYA BAL SWASTHYA KARYAKRAM (RBSK)
RASHTRIYA KISHORE SWASTHYA KARYAKRAM (RKSK)
Weekly Iron and Folic Acid Supplementation Programme.
To reduce the prevalence and severity of Nutritional Anemia in Adolescent Population.
- Iron Deficiency Anaemia is the more prevalent in India.
- The prevalence of Anaemia is high amongst Adolescents..
- Out of 5.7 crores Adolescent Girls 3.2 crores are Anaemic & 2 crores Boys out of 6.5 crores are Anaemic.
Target Group is 10 yrs to 19 yrs Boys & Girls.
Fixed day strategy under which preferably Monday to be declared as “Anaemia Control day” or “Blue IFA day” .
School students screening for identification of 4-D (38 disease condition)